WVC 15 - 1 E- 3
§15-1E-3. Jurisdiction to try certain personnel.
(a) Each person discharged from the state military forces who
is later charged with having fraudulently obtained a discharge is,
subject to section forty-three of this article, subject to trial by
court-martial on that charge and is, after apprehension, subject to
this article while in custody under the direction of the state
military forces for that trial. Upon conviction of that charge
that person is subject to trial by court-martial for all offenses
under this article committed before the fraudulent discharge.
(b) No person who has deserted from the state military forces
may be relieved from amenability to the jurisdiction of this
article by virtue of a separation from any later period of service.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session